Mount Nelson

Enjoying a superb location at the foot of Table Mountain, and just a short stroll from downtown, Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel offers the perfect combination of leafy tranquility and contemporary buzz. Whether dining on exotic Cape cuisine, soaking up the sun on any of the stunning beaches nearby or getting ready to stroll down fashionable Kloof Street, guests have the ideal central base from which to discover this exhilarating city.  There are two heated outdoor swimming pools, available exclusively for guests staying at the hotel. The fitness centre is equipped with the latest cardiovascular and weight training equipment. A trainer is available for fitness assessments and programmes.


    Perfect for both leisure and business travellers, most of the spacious Superior Rooms offer views of the hotel gardens, swimming pool or Table Mountain. Interconnecting rooms are available on request. Each room has a mini-lounge area, writing desk and lavishly equipped en-suite.

      Junior Suite

      For guests requiring a more spacious accommodation, each Junior Suites offer a bedroom with a larger open-plan or separate lounge area. Most offer views of Table Mountain, the hotel gardens or a landscaped courtyard. All have an en-suite bathroom with a separate shower and bath.

        Deluxe Suite

        Each Deluxe Suites offer a separate bedroom, living and dining area, a private courtyard and a balcony. All the suites have luxurious marble bathrooms with walk-in dressing rooms, and a number of them benefit from a kitchenette/wet bar.


          Located in the main hotel, these rooms combine understated charm with modern luxury. They are larger than Superior Rooms, with spacious sitting areas, and most offer a view of the gardens or Table Mountain, or have a balcony overlooking the fountain courtyard. Each has an en-suite with separate shower and bath.

            Classic Studio Suite

            These suites feature spacious open-plan lounges and dining areas, private balconies and luxurious marble bathrooms with walk-in dressing rooms. Selected suites also offer a kitchenette/wet bar with small microwave, hotplate, sink and general kitchen utensils, making them perfect for families with small children.

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            Mount Nelson Restaurants

            Fine dining has long been a tradition at the Mount Nelson Hotel. We are proud to offer our guests a choice of venues, each with its own individual style, for you to enjoy the very best cuisine in Cape Town. The Cape Colony is renowned for its food, prepared with an abundance of fresh local produce and tantalizing spices to surprise and delight the palate. Bistro-style al fresco dining is offered in the Oasis Restaurant, and famous Afternoon Teas are served daily in the Lounge. The stylish bar, Planet, provides the perfect setting for sipping champagne and cocktails under the African night sky.

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            Librisa Spa

            The Mount Nelson Hotel’s sparkling new Librisa Spa is set to become one of Cape Town’s leading day spas. Treatments are world class and have been developed uniquely for the spa. The spas three signature product ranges are the locally produced Africology and Victorian Garden, and French brand Algologie. This Cape Town Spa is housed in three original late Victorian buildings; décor is an eclectic combination of timeless elegance and contemporary style. Spa facilities include innovative changing areas containing sauna and steam baths, sensation showers and heated marble slabs. There are eight individually decorated, oversized treatment rooms, including four specially designed tandem treatment rooms; and a sun-splashed conservatory and refreshment station where guests are invited to relax and indulge in healthy snacks.

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